Category: LOCAL NEWS

Dearborn Job Postings

The following positions at both Gardner Elementary and Dixon Educational Learning Academy: Open positions: Teacher: Teacher Certification & Bachelor’s Degree - $25/Hr / 4 hours per day Instructor II: Bachelor’s Degree - $20/Hr / 4 hours per day Instructor I: 60 Credit Hrs. (Minimum 3.0 GPA in English & Math classes) - $15/Hr / 4 ...

From Syria to Michigan: The Flint & Highland Park Pioneers in the Arab American Journey [Podcast]

Hani Bawardi Hani Bawardi is Associate Professor of History in the Department of Social Sciences, and principal member of the Center of Arab American Studies at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. He is the author of The Making of Arab Americans: From Syrian Nationalism to U.S. Citizenship. Bawardi has amassed a sizable private collection of manuscripts, ...

Concerns Regarding Michigan Marijuana Ballot Proposal

There is an important ballot proposal in Michigan this November, and it’s about legalizing the recreational use of marijuana. I have been asked by several people to opine on how they should vote on this proposal. As a psychiatrist who treats adolescents and young adults, I have my fair share of experience with recreational marijuana ...

Top 10 News From Dearborn Last Month

Here are the headlines that occupied Dearborn News last month:

ARAB AMERICAN COMPOSERS HIGHLIGHTED IN CROSSOVER PERFORMANCE

Detroit Chamber Winds & Strings, Arab American National Museum present Khashb wa Kheit خشب وخيط DEARBORN, Mich. (Oct. 1, 2018) – Detroit Chamber Winds & Strings (DCWS)will be kicking off its 2018-19 Signature Serieswith Khashb wa Kheit خشب وخيط: An Evening of Chamber Music by Arab American Composers on Friday, Oct. 19 at 8 p.m. ...

For Those Of Us Who Believe by BNimri Aziz Sept 30/18

For those of us who watched with innocence, then passion, then consternation, the results of the 1991 senate hearing for supreme court nominee Clarence Thomas; for those who championed film stars, then ordinary women daring, finally, to call out Harvey Weinstein and a stream of male predators; for those who watched with confidence the rise ...

​How Many More Women Are There? by BN Aziz

Sept 23/18 How many more women await our discoveries? My question is not related to ongoing exposés of sexual abuse suffered by women under a culture of male privilege and dominance-- the culture known by the new trope #MeToo. What concerns me here is a seemingly unrelated silence and need for exposure, namely accomplishments of ...

​ACCLAIMED ARAB ARTISTS PERFORM IN SUPPORT OF ARAB AMERICAN NATIONAL MUSEUM

Oct. 6 gala at MGM Grand Detroit funds education initiatives including student field trips Dearborn, Mich. (Sept. 18, 2018) – The captivating musical entertainers are Lebanese. The stunning visual theme is Moroccan. The chic venue is American with a Detroit flair. The worthy goals: to celebrate the vibrant, diverse Arab American community and provide funds ...